African-American Women History in the Best of the Web Directory

African-American Women History

Madam C.J. Walker

Provides research for students/teachers, book clubs, theater center and hair care of Madam Walker.

Mary McLeod Bethune Council House

National Park Service offers history, biography, lesson plan, virtual tour, collections, kids' page, and admission information.

Maya Angelou

Official site provides the poet's short biography and a list of her writings, including "I Know Why the Caged Bird Signs" and "Letter to my Daughter." Also contains a list of events and contact options.

Website of Mumbet Freeman providing self miniature portrait, bracelets and book overview.

Nikki Giovanni

Contains the poet's biography, poetry, children's poetry, essays, and multimedia links.

The Rita Dove Home Page

Displays a brief biography of the Poet Laureate of the United States and Consultant to the Library of Congress from 1993 to 1995, the first African-American woman to serve in that position. Also contains links to related links.

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